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SB 47 Female genital mutilation; increases criminal penalty to Class 2 felony.

Introduced by: Richard H. Black | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Female genital mutilation; criminal penalty. Increases from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 2 felony the penalty for any person to knowingly circumcise, excise, or infibulate the labia majora, labia minora, or clitoris of a minor; for any parent or guardian charged with the care of a minor to consent to such circumcision, excision, or infibulation; or for any parent or guardian charged with the care of a minor to knowingly remove or cause or permit the removal of such minor from the Commonwealth for the purposes of performing such circumcision, excision, or infibulation.


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